Truck Stops

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Dallas, TX to Camas, WA – Day 1: On to Amarillo [Video]

This is the second in a six-part series of videos that show my journey as I transport a load from Dallas, Texas to Camas, Washington. If you haven't watched the first video, I highly recommend you watch that one first: Dallas, TX to Camas, WA Day 1: Hooking the Load This video highlights driving through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, getting my rig weighed on a CAT Scale, as well as an explanation of the information on the … [Read more...]

Fueling at Petro in Laramie, Wyoming [Video]

Fueling operations happen almost every day out on the road. This is an example of a fueling operation at the Petro in Laramie, Wyoming recently. I hope you enjoy this video; I recommend viewing it in full screen mode. If you enjoyed this video and would like to see more like it from across the United States, be sure to subscribe to my¬†YouTube channel. Also, please share this¬†post or video with … [Read more...]

The Pre-Trip Inspection – A Daily Routine [Video]

At the beginning of each driving day, I perform a pre-trip inspection of both my tractor and trailer. In addition to a visual inspection of the air lines, power pigtail, and tires, I check to ensure that the kingpin and trailer tandem handles have not been pulled by anyone. I check the coolant, oil, and washer fluid levels and add as needed. Not shown in this video is checking tire pressure. Doing this while the tires are cold … [Read more...]